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British Cycling expose latest flaw in government proposals

British Cycling is calling for the government to exclude them from plans to restrict the recovery of legal costs. They claim…

Six weeks to protect claimants

The Ministry of Justice will hold a consultation over their decision to alter the personal injury discount rate. Insurers and solicitors…

Soft tissue injury victims to be severely hampered by new reforms

Motorists who suffer soft tissue injuries in road traffic accidents will be hit by new government reform that will severely hamper…

Why are the whiplash reforms a ‘false narrative’?

The insurance industry and the government have for three years reported that the UK faces a “fraudulent claims” epidemic. This…

MoJ announce ban on lawyer’s offering inducements

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that they are to ban lawyers from offering inducements to potential clients in…

ABI call for increased fee cut for whiplash medical reports

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called for the government to increase the level of  cuts on fixed fees…

Senior Ministry of Justice official hints at personal injury inducements ban

The Head of Civil Litigation Funding and Costs for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has hinted that the government may…

ABI reaffirms its support for small claims limit increase

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has urged the government to increase the small claims limit from £1,000-£5,000 once more…

CMCs face hefty fines under new Ministry of Justice proposals

If proposals by the government are pushed through, rogue claims management companies (CMCs) will face fines of up to 20%…

Grayling assures that whiplash medical panels WILL remain independent

The Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling has reassured that the medical panels that will be set in place to assess the…

“Tariff Will Not Change” – ABI rejects suggestions over Mesothelioma Act

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has claimed that the levy on the Mesothelioma Act will decrease after 2015 rather…

APIL lead attack on MoJ over plans to scrap mesothelioma recoverability fee exemption

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has led attacks on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), as they revealed plans…

Medical panels to be created for whiplash claims MoJ confirms

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that they are to begin the process of forming medical panels to assess…

Insurers willing to end pre-med offers according to Ministry of Justice

The government has claimed that the insurance industry are willing to end the practice of making accident victims settlement offers…

MoJ sets plan to give Legal Ombudsman complaints responsibility over CMCs

The government has finally set out plans to hand over the responsibility of handling complaints regarding claims management companies (CMCs)…

Lawyers welcome U-turn over changes to mesothelioma claims process

Personal injury lawyers have welcomed the government’s decision to reject the insurance industry suggested changes to the way compensation claims…

SRA resisted ‘unbearable’ pressure to fast-track ABS applications

The Executive Director of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has revealed that the legal industry regulator was forced to resist…

The Transport Select Committee launches fresh whiplash inquiry

The Transport Select Committee (TSC) has launched a fresh whiplash inquiry amid criticisms of the government for ignoring their previous…

MASS to continue to lead call for inducement ban

MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) will continue to back the campaign to ban legal firms from offering their services in…

No change to small claims limit, but for how long?

The news that the personal injury industry was hoping and waiting for was announced yesterday as Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling…

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